The year was 1979 and Hawaii’s Punahou High School basketball team was in the state finals, dominating, 32-11, at the half.
Out on the court was No. 23, but long before Michael Jordan made that number famous, another player was standing out for other reasons. His name was Barry Obama.
Sometimes called “Barry O’bomber” for his jump shot, that player is better known today as President Barack Obama. At least, that’s how he’s known everywhere else.
Obama’s teammates Alan Lum and Dan Hale say those years with the kid they called “Barry” are some of their most memorable. The three friends were part of a basketball-obsessed group of students known as the “Rat-ballers.”
For more information on O’bomber, check out abc.com.
February 4th, 2010. Tags: bed, sleep.
About one third of the average person’s life is spent sleeping. This means that sleep is very important to our health and us. Healthy sleep is even more important, it is vital to a human’s body and it is going to be essential for the brain to function the way that it is intended. Other organs in the body also depend on the amount of sleep that a person gets to function properly.
Adults will need to get about eight hours of sleep per night. You have to be willing to make the necessary changes that you have to in order to get the sleep that you need and deserve. Along with cutting out the caffeine and eating better, you have to learn to relax and let things go. Try to not worry and dwell on things that you do not have to. Stress is going to reduce the amount of sleep that you get at night.
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A giant asteroid is heading for Earth and could hit in 2014, U.S. astronomers have warned British space monitors.
But for those fearing Armageddon, don’t be alarmed — the chances of a catastrophic collision are just one in 909,000.
Asteroid “2003 QQ47″ will be closely monitored over the next two months. Its potential strike date is March 21, 2014, but astronomers say that any risk of impact is likely to decrease as further data is gathered.
For more information check out the post at CNN.